Strengthening its commitment to security, Fime has become one of the test laboratories able to perform Android biometric security evaluation

It comes as a growing number and variety of Android devices rely on face and fingerprint recognition for device unlock and user authentication. All implementations must meet Android’s requirements to protect end-users.

The news means Fime is now aiding smartphone OEMs, biometric component and software providers to evaluate and analsyse anti-spoofing ability and achieve successful Android compliance.

Stephanie El Rhomri, VP Testing Services at Fime, stated on the news: “To ensure stronger security, Android encourages its partners to have their biometric security evaluated by a test laboratory that meets Android requirements.

“Our experts and lab services have supported the biometric community to verify the performance and spoof attack detection biometric solutions for a range of standards. This is an exciting new offering to facilitate smoother, more secure user experiences.”

The importance of mobile security has never been so important as the threat of fraud is heightened due to the pandemic and the digitalisation of payments increases at an accelerated rate.